Can’t wait for for Art Attack? Come early to experience the artistic stylings that Van Haven III custom van festival brings to 12th Ave S. 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM and stay for a perfect autumn evening of visual and performing arts throughout historic Georgetown. Be sure to hop aboard the FREE Art Ride tour to visit many studio/gallery locations, including studio e, SANCA and Equinox Studios!
Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery presents an exhibition of drawings by D.J. Bryant from his debut graphic novel Unreal City with special guest Tom Hansen reading from his new novel This Is What We Do. Opening reception Saturday, September 9, 6:00 to 9:00 PM with Hansen reading at 7:00 PM.
All City Coffee is hosting tribute art show for Dave Mazak. We have made bird house kits that will be built and designs by 20 artist for the “Love-Hate” Art show. Please come see the show, opening September 9th.
Rainier Glass Studio Become part of the glass art experience, browse the gallery of NW artists unique blown glass art and stay for live demonstrations at 7pm during Art Attack.
Bridge Productions and guest curator, Demian Dinéyazhi´are hosting UNARMED, a three person show featuring the work of Kali Spitzer, Lia Griesser and NikaKaiser. Unarmed presents photography and ceramic art to create the foundation for artwork that addresses a revitalization and embodiment of self in direct relationship to the land. The body is situated atop the land, the body is shaping the land and the land shapes the body, history is disrupted and rewritten, and inter-generational healing is re-established. 7 September – 30 September. Opening Reception 9 September 6-9PM.
Ox Bow is featuring Chris McMullen – Infrastructure – September 9 thru October 14. Chris McMullen creates a series of kinetic and participatory sculptures that evoke the modern infrastructure that is required to move people and products around the globe. His installation is the latest in a series of artist residencies, creating site-specific installations. Opening reception September 9, 6-9 pm.
The Hammie Salon will be holding the closing reception for Brenda Pederson’s Six Photo Stories: Italy. Six Photo Stories combines photos and text into peek-a-boo views of cultures and places. Come by to see slices of life from Rome, Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast.
The Miller School of Art is featuring the work of a kaleidoscope of artists: Larry Brown, Don Allen, Karyn Blasi Hellar, Heather Danso, Elva Francis, Devon Rickabaugh, and Gretchen Wilkinson. Abstract, portrait, oil, and acrylic. Don’t miss this opportunity to see the vibrant art of a Georgetown creative collective in their native environment.
Krab Jab Studios presents Symbolists. Featuring international as well as local talent, this exhibit showcases spiritual and conscious-oriented work that constitutes the genre “Symbolism”, curated by Paris-based Liba WS. Artists include Maj Askew, ErichMoffitt, Yuko Ishii, Carrie Anne Baade, Yoann Lossel, Oliver Benson, KimEvans, Liba WS, Julie Baroh, Samuel Araya, Aloria Weaver, David Heskin, and many more. August 26 – November 5th
Paper Press Punch is pleased to present the work of our first Master Roll Resident, Lauren Armstrong’s new body of work. “The ups, the downs. The highs, the lows. It has truly been a sick sweet journey making a multitude of prints that lead up to the printing of a new 20 pager, Horror High School Vol.4 Bummer Summer.” Opening Saturday 9 from 6 – 9pm.
Georgetown Arts and Cultural Center Artists studios are open, come see photography, cake makers, herbalists, painters, printmakers and guest pop up artists in the hallways. Open 6-9 pm, free for all, including small well behaved dogs.
Georgetown Trailer Park Mall Please join the Trailer Park Mall during September Art Attack for the return of Chicken Sh*t Bingo! with a real live chickens and everything! There will be 3 rounds starting at 7pm, the winner of each round gets to take home a radical gift basket full of items from each shop. Tickets will be on sale all day and only cost $5 each. This special event the chickens take the spotlight to raise money for their animal brethren in need at the Seattle Humane Society.
Praxis Arts will be hosting and showcasing Taylor Seamount during the month of September. Taylor is an artist who explores the ability of the subconscious to heal and transform constructively. She moved to Seattle in 2013 to pursue fine art and illustration. Her art contains elements of visions that appear to her, and each piece can be read as a scene in personal growth.
studio e presents Everybody Knows: New work by Brian Cypher and Damien Hoar de Galvan. September 8th – October 7th. Meet the artists at studio e September 9th 6-9pm during Georgetown Art Attack.
Equinox Studios is a growing arts community in West Georgetown, home to over 100 artists working in an inspiring array of mediums, including dance, blacksmithing, welding, woodworking, cycle fabrication, sculpture, painting, film, glass and art performances monthly.
Skate down to the Georgetown Art Attack for a beautiful summer night featuring industrial strength visual and performing arts. Diverse dining, exotic shopping, adventurous galleries, festive nightclubs, music and more at over 40 locations! Jump aboard the FREE Art Ride to check out our west end locations such as Equinox Studios, studio e, and SANCA.
studio e is honored to present Let’s Explode In A Climaxical Burst Of Being Here, the work of Tim Kerr. An original member of the skate punk band, the Big Boys, and currently playing with Monkeywrench, Tim has also established himself as a notable painter. Juxtapoz recently characterized his solo show at the Rosa Parks Museum as “linked to justice and knowledge.” Please join us in welcoming Tim at his first major Seattle art exhibition.
Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery welcomes acclaimed indie comix artist Sammy Harkham and wishes a fond farewell to the Intruder at the second annual Hot Off the Press book fair! This colorful festival features tables of local handcrafted comix, prints, and zines by many of the Northwest’s most admired artists. Special guest Sammy Harkham will sign copies of the newly released Kramer’s Ergot 9 anthology as well as his alluring self-published serial Crickets. Another attraction is Seattle artist Josh Simmons signing the latest installment of Jessica Farm project, a highly conceptual comic book series designed by Harkham. After-party action at Machine House Brewery.
Georgetown Records will be featuring new music by seminal Seattle punk band Chinas Comidas with a spoken word performance by the band’s charismatic singer Cynthia Genser at 7:30 PM.
Bridge Productions presents new installation and video work by Seattle artist, C. Davida Ingram for her solo exhibition, “Lexical Tutor”.
The Hammie Salon is featuring the paintings of Kate Petty. The artist explains, “I work with the concept of liminality. It is a state that is ambiguous and hidden. In the subliminal, things are unconscious. But liminal is barely perceptible; it’s a state of being in-between. Sometimes boundaries between worlds are well defined; but liminal suggests a spaciousness, often hazy, like the transition from dreaming to wakefulness or dark to light. It is like twilight.”
Miller School of Art Bring an acoustic instrument or dancing feet and play amidst the growing collection “Joy” by Heather Danso. Working in acrylic tints and mediums, her dramatically delightful portraits and playful abstracts intentionally celebrate diverse expressions of empowerment, happiness, and beauty explored through her own unique process.
Krab Jab Studios presents “Im’ago Primordialis”, a rare opportunity to see fantastical realism from around the world! Also referred to as “visionary surrealism”, curator Don Farrell brings to Seattle over 20 of the best artists in this genre under one roof, including local artists Bryan K. Ward, Jeff Mihalyo, William Fahey, YvetteEndrijautzki and Don himself. All new work by Brigid Marlin, Peter Gric, Roku Sasaki, Tomasz AlenKopera, Steven Kenny, Liba W. Stambollion, Igor Grechanyk, Amanda Sage, Autumn Skye Morrison, Susannah Martin, Andrew Gonzalez, Otto Rapp, Forest Rogers, Jean Pronovost, Miguel Tio, Benjamin Vierling, and Martina Hoffmann. Additional works by Ernst Fuchs, Robert Venosa, and HR Giger. Local artists in attendance as well as Brigid, Otto, and Miguel. Opening: Saturday, July 9th, 6 – 9 pm. Runs through September 3rd.
Mainframe is pleased to exhibit new works by Seattle based artist Kerrie Deck, Amy Maloof, and Seattle/NJ based artist Sophie Spies. This exhibit presents works by each artist working in textile, digital media, and found object that explore random pattern as autobiography, the new culture of observation, and storytelling. Closing reception Saturday, July 9th from 6pm – 9pm.
Eight and Sand proudly presents Amanda Stalter in her solo show titled See That Silver Shine. Her work can be described as new contemporary, surreal figurative art. Amanda is somewhat newly transplanted from Los Angeles and is one of the main driving forces behind The Drawnk, a great drink and draw group here in Seattle.
Georgetown Trailer Park Mall is excited to host its popular KARAOKE NIGHT for July’s Art Attack! Bring your voices and your favorite, well-practiced song choices, and we’ll handle the rest. The event goes from 6-9pm at the mall, located at 5805 Airport Way S. at the corner of Homer Street. Don’t just see the art… BE THE ART!
Equinox Studios is an arts community in West Georgetown, home to over 100 artists working in an inspiring array of mediums, including blacksmithing, welding, woodworking, cycle fabrication, sculpture, painting, film, glass and more.
Machine House Brewery is exhibiting the works of Al Bee, a self-taught painter, tattoo artist and world traveler whose colorful gouache and ink paintings conjure surreal, dreamlike psychological universes. Machine House will also host a lively Art Attack after-party organized by the Intruder Comix collective.
All City Coffee is showing solo exhibition from Portland-based illustrator, artist and educator Bryan Rubnis B-Sides & Remixes, featuring new prints and previously unreleased drawings, paintings and studies. A long time friend of All City, Bubnis has collaborated with a number of commercial clients and agencies and his work has been exhibited across the U.S. and abroad.
Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of original drawings from Australian artist Simon Hanselmann‘s latest comix collection “Megg & Mogg in Amsterdam and Other Stories.
Bridge Productions is delighted to present Seattle artist Julie Alpert‘s solo exhibition, Garbled Love Letters, featuring of three large pieces in painting and collage from her Bows and Drips Each piece overflows with colorful bow-ties, ribbons, and bursts of pattern; literally dripping with bright paint and ornamentation. Also featured is an installation of small, intimate watercolors floating across the length of a wall, pairing loose, airy, asemic writing and rhythmic repetition; articulating nonsensical language and playful patterns, as well as invented and actual symbols.
The Hammie Salon is featuring Six Photo Stories by Brenda J Pederson. Brenda J Pederson is a travel and food photographer, based in Seattle. No matter what the subject, her goal is to capture the essence of a time and place to share with you. This exhibit highlights selections from a new project, Six Photo Stories,combining photos and text into peek-a-boo views of cultures and places.
Interstitial is exhibiting Jueqian Fang, Orchids That Look Good in Bad Lighting. Orchid Board – Most Complete Orchid Forum on the web ! > STYLES, SETUPS & ENCLOSURES > Growing Under Lights > Affect of Artificial Light on Orchids. “The reason that non filament lighting sources do not get a 100% CRI rating, is that they are made up of specific salts, which ‘burn’ at different specific colors, they add all these colors up and get something approximating ‘white’ light. This can be good or bad for plants…Although it seems we would want a filament bulb because it has a linear spectrum (all color equal) unfortunately filament bulbs are very wasteful.” – Jueqian Fang. Exhibit runs thru May 22.
Rainier Glass Studiofounded in 1994, bringing fine art, beauty, and a one of a kind experience. The Rainier Glass Studio features a large scale hot-shop with four glory holes; available for classes, private events and “Blow-Your-Own” Glass Activities! Browse thru the Gallery’s unique array of blown glass art pieces by a variety of northwest artists, watch the live demonstrations and get inspired to reserve blow-your-own lessons!
Miller School of Art featured artist, Heather Danso lovingly explores in acrylics, working on both sides of loosely woven canvas, creating portraits and abstracts that explore expression, identity, and the possible.
Praxis Arts is happy to exhibit the works of Nikki Frumkin. Nikki is an artist inspired by hiking, climbing and mountaineering in the great Pacific Northwest. She explores nature with a sketchbook in hand, looking for patterns in nature as she explores. Nikki aims to inspire wonder for the outdoors by infusing her landscapes and mountains with energy and movement.
Eight and Sand is proud to present a new body of work by returning artist Christopher J Olson. He revisits a familiar theme, science fiction. Colorful landscapes occupied with robots and buildings of the future, this new work explores two opposing forces, natural and man made objects. In addition to art attack night we are hosting a special artist in attendance reception on May 21st.
Wittman Estes Architecture is exhibiting “Linescapes”, new work by Jeremy Prim. Linescapes is an exhibition of large scale, minimalist oil and wax paintings inspired by the Pacific coast.
Georgetown Trailer Park Mall is excited to present “The Intergalactic Sessions II“, a live improv set performed by some of Seattle’s most talented musicians. Join us for shopping, music and general good vibes. Our many vendors open at 12pm, with the performance beginning at 7pm. Let’s get spaced out together!
Georgetown Arts and Cultural Centeris featuring “Melancholia”– mixed media work by Jade Highleyman. Melancholia is a personal investigation of leaving situations “hanging” or being untethered to reality. Generally, in weaving or any needle craft, the person ties up the ends and snips off any excess to present it in it’s finished form. Jade decided to leave the ends un-tasseled, uncut and undivided to creating a golden waterfall of loose ends. Artist studios will be open during ART ATTACK, 6 -9 pm.
Georgetown Music Store is hosting Acoustic Armageddon 24 – Spencer Carlson, Kelsey Sprague & TBASA go “Song for Song in theround” during Art Attack 6-9 pm. Always free & all ages.
studio e is exhibiting YELLOW: a group show. New work by Brian Beck, Brian Cypher, Carole d’Inverno, Warren Dykeman, Robert Hardgrave, Helen O’Leary, GillianTheobald, Heather Wilcoxon and James Arzente. In celebration of our first 18 months as a new gallery, studio e is presenting a group show, YELLOW, that will highlight work from a group of artists – individual talents whose styles, although varied, exude an ineffable quality of vivid expression that has characterized studio e in the past and will set the tone for our shows in the coming years.
Equinox Studiosis an arts community in West Georgetown, home to over 100 artists working in an inspiring array of mediums, including blacksmithing, welding, woodworking, cycle fabrication, sculpture, painting, film, glass,
Neil Kelly presents Northwest Native Art by Walish Designs and Artist, Jiji Chartraw of the Makah Tribe. Native American drums and paddles featuring Northwest Tribal designs.
Mount Analogue & Megan Harmon Photo Studio‘s SUMMER ART SERIES presents: POETRY / COMICS. Opening reception and reading, Saturday May 14, 7:00pm. This group show is interested in the ways text and images work together and against one another to manipulate any preexisting ideas about narrative, language, and/or reality. Featuring the work of Bianca Stone (Brooklyn), Ted Powers (Northampton, MA), Catherine Bresner (Seattle), Gabby Bates (Seattle), Aidan Fitzgerald (Seattle), Colleen Louise Barry (Seattle) and readings by Willie Fitzgerald (Fiction), Amaranth Borsuk (poetry), and Catherine Bresner (mixed genre). 6519 Ellis AVE S, Seattle, WA
Join us for a memorable spring evening featuring art, music, live demonstrations and fun from one end to the other!
Our ever-expanding industrial, contemporary visual and performing arts/artists at over 40 locations, create an art walk experience as unique as Georgetown itself. Be sure to hop aboard the FREE Art Ride tour to visit many studio/gallery locations, including our west, such as studio e, SANCA and Equinox Studios!
Neil Kelly presents Northwest Native Art by Walish Designs and artist Jiji Chartraw of the Makah Tribe. Native American drums and paddles featuring Northwest Tribal designs will be showcased in our Neil Kelly Showroom along with tastes of local tribal cuisine and wine.